Serious Bug In Apple Mac OS Discovered

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Apple is reported to be urgently working on a software update after Turkish developer Lemi Ergin publicly reported a simple but serious bug in its Mac Operating System. MacOS High Sierra Affected The bug was discovered in the most recent version of MacOS High Sierra. It has been reported that, by entering the username “root”, […]

GDPR Could Increase Hackers Ransoms

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A researcher has suggested that the GDPR fine structure could lead to cyber-criminals being given price points to set their ransoms at because now they know how much money they should be asking. GDPR The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force 25th May 2017. As part of the enforcement mechanism, a fine […]

Bitcoin Value Tops $10,000

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The crypto-currency Bitcoin has now reached a record high of $10,000 (£7,462) after only trading at $1,000 at the start of the year, with some experts saying it’s got further to climb. What Is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a digital web-based currency that operates without the need for central banks and uses highly secure encryption (a […]

Government Could Use Blockchain To Verify Your Identity

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A report by the educational charity and think tank ‘Reform’ has suggested that Blockchain technology could be used by the UK government as a more effective, efficient, and modern way to provide verification of the identities of citizens. What Is Blockchain? Blockchain is an incorruptible peer-to-peer network (a kind of ledger) that allows multiple parties […]